Mary di Michele
Poet and novelist Mary di Michele was born in Laciano, Italy and moved to Toronto with her family in 1955. After earning degrees at the University of Toronto and the University of Windsor, she worked as a freelance writer. She has published over 10 books, which have earned her several award nominations. She is part of the writing group Yoko’s Dogs with Jane Munro, Susan Gillis, and Jan Conn and currently teaches creative writing at Concordia University in Montreal.